ADV Films Announces New April Titles

by Classic Speedyon January 11, 2007
ADV’s recent trend of supplying the second volume with an optional art box continues, as both Air Gear and Le Chevalier d’Eon will be released in both regular ($29.98) and box editions ($39.98). Air Gear vol. 2 is set for 4/3/07, while Le Chevalier d’Eon won’t get released until 4/17/07. In thinpak news, be on […]

G4 Ready To Unleash ‘Monkeys’ This Spring

by Nobuyuki samaon January 11, 2007
Daily Variety reports that G4 TV has approved production and will announce today an order for 14 episodes of Adam de la Pena’s animated comedy “Code Monkeys”, set for a spring premiere. The show, which revolves around an oddball group of 1980s game designers, will “literally look like a videogame,” according to de la Pena, […]

German Channel Das Vierte To Launch Toon Block

by Grant Whiteon January 11, 2007
German channel Das Vierte is set to launch a three hour animation block, C21Media reports. The block is a partnership with Your Family Entertainment.

Italian Adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s "Kim" Announced

by Grant Whiteon January 11, 2007
An Italian produced animated adaptation of authour Rudyard Kipling’s Kim is set to be produced, C21Media reports. The animation will be a joint venture between Rai and Mondo TV.

Denmark Licenses "Benjamin Bear"

by Grant Whiteon January 11, 2007
Denmark network DRTV has licensed all 39 episodes of Amberwood Productions’ The Secret World of Benjamin Bear, C21Media reports.

YTV Licenses Decode Entertainment’s "Gizmo"

by Grant Whiteon January 11, 2007
Canadian network YTV has licensed Decode Entertainment’s Gizmo for Fall 2007, C21Media reports. The series, developed by Singapore’s Scrawl Studios, focuses on a group of alien robots who crash land in the backyard of two human siblings.

France Licenses Aardman’s "Shaun the Sheep"

by Grant Whiteon January 11, 2007
French channel TF1 has licensed Aardman Animations’ Shaun the Sheep, C21Media reports. The show is a spin-off from the popular Wallace & Gromit franchise, focusing on the character introduced in the duo’s third film, A Close Shave.

Viz Media to Offer Episode Downloads of "Death Note"

by Dukeon January 10, 2007
Viz Media has announced that they will soon offer episodes of the brand new anime Death Note for download through a variety of sources soon after the episodes air in Japan. People who download the official episodes can either rent them or own them. No download site or price was announced. Read the full press […]

PR:Viz Media Secures Agreement To Make Death Note Anime Series Available For Download

by Dukeon January 10, 2007
Viz Media Secures Landmark Agreement To Make Death Note Anime Series Available For Download Innovative Agreement Will Provide Episodes On A Download To Own/Rent Basis Soon After They Air In Japan San Francisco, CA, January 10, 2007 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and […]

Fantastic Four: World’s Greatest Heroes DVD Episodes Revealed

by Stuon January 10, 2007 has revealed the episodes on the upcoming Fantastic Four: World’s Greatest Heroes Volume One release. The episodes included are Doomed, Hard Knocks, World’s Tiniest Heroes and De-Mole-Ition. At time of writing, De-Mole-Ition has yet to air, as the show is currently on hiatus on Cartoon Network. To see the cover art for this release, […]